Thanksgiving Round-Up

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego!

Hopefully Thanksgiving will not pass without you doing this one all-important thing: Giving thanks. Need some ideas on how to do it?

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How to Inspire Thankfulness in Kids

Family time activities during Thanksgiving
Practice Gratitude: 24 Ways to Give Thanks

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Thanksgiving Crafts

DIY crafts are a fun way for kids to show gratitude for loved ones and help decorate the Thanksgiving table. Here are some fun fall projects to get started:

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Thanksgiving Party Favors/Place Cards

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Thankful Jars

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Thanksgiving Turkeys

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Fall Leaf Art

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Family Time - Fun Things To Do

We love this time of year—and when you see all the fun holiday activities offered this month (and next), you'll understand why. Prefer spending quality time at home? We have ideas for that, too!

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Family-Friendly Holiday Events and Winter Break Camps

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Friendsgiving for Kids—fun recipes and crafts

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving—a celebration the kids will never forget!

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Dinner's Done, Now What? Ideas for Post-Thanksgiving Family Fun

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Fall and Thanksgiving Recipes 

Try one of these recipes to complete your Thanksgiving meal or enjoy over the weekend:

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Mini Mason Jar Pies

Pumpkin Streusel Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

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Pumpkin Roll

Upside-down Apple Blackberry Cake

Apple Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Tips for Perfect Pie Crust from Food Network Star, Melissa d'Arabian

Gobbling Good Recipes for the Holiday Season
Use leftover turkey to make Turkey Pot Pie.

Or, read 20 Things to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers.

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Love pumpkin? Find Pumpkin Pie Coffee Cake, Pumpkin Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Spice White Hot Chocolate and much more in our round-up of Pumpkiny Goodness.

No time to bake? Here are 10 Places to Buy Your Holiday Pies.

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Updated: November 2019

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Transform your wagon into a cute bubble bath costume for squeaky clean fun on Halloween. It’s a perfect way to dress and transport two small kids while you trick-or-treat your way through the neighb . . .

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San Diego mom and business owner, Mary To-Saturnio, designs and makes amazing Halloween costumes for her family every year. Total cost for her game-themed costumes pictured below was less than $5. Pre . . .

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Spooky Fun: No-Carve Pumpkins

Spooky Fun: No-Carve Pumpkins

Ready to decorate for Halloween? The kids will love helping with these DIY no-carve pumpkin projects that minimize mess and maximize fun! Thank you to Deborah at www.SuperMoms360.com for sharing her i . . .

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November Holiday Events and Winter Camps

November Holiday Events and Winter Camps

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Thanksgiving Round-Up

Thanksgiving Round-Up

Celebrate Thanksgiving with family-friendly events and activities, festive crafts, fall recipes and more in our Thanksgiving Round-up! You'll even find Winter Break Camps in San Diego! Hopefully Th . . .

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